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Inherited

Derived from a preformed genetic code present in the parents. Contrast with acquired.


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Question about hair color and tallness inheritance

... is like the same or 187cm (6.1feet) tall. Now the funny thing is my friend is not 185cm tall, but he is 2 meters (6.6feet) its huge! How is it inherited? Is it the same as hair color, like recessive stuff?

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by hitom
Thu Aug 07, 2014 9:58 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Question about hair color and tallness inheritance
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Evolutionary psychology

... However, it seems that some aspects of "instinct" would be helpful to some people in better understanding emotion. Instinct is "an inherited tendency of an organism to behave in a certain way, usually in reaction to its environment and for the purpose of fulfilling a specific need..." ...

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by 1300
Mon Apr 28, 2014 12:50 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary psychology
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Views: 495

What makes dominant allele dominant?

... (AB0-system). But it is not possible that more than one is recessive to all the others - what would happen if two different recessive genes are inherited? The same is true for dominant alleles. Therefore there has to be a mixture of co-dominant, incomplete dominant, recessive and dominant relationships ...

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by Tricho
Sun Mar 09, 2014 7:19 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What makes dominant allele dominant?
Replies: 5
Views: 3637

Have I understood this punnet square question ?

... dominant over s (wrinkled seeds) and y (green seeds), respectively. The genes for pea colour and shape are on different chromosomes and therefore inherited independently. Using a Punnett square, predict all the possible F1 genotypes. ( please imagine them in a square) SY Sy sY sy sY SsYY SsYY ...

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by girlslovebarbie
Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:55 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Have I understood this punnet square question ?
Replies: 1
Views: 1307

Re: Genes in the same linkage group are inherited together?

... be 0.015, and the frequency of a crossover between genes 140 cM apart will be 1.4. The alleles of the all genes within 1.5 cM will thus tend to be inherited together much more frequently than the alleles of the all genes within 140 cM. The physical distance (base pairs) represented by a centimorgan ...

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by wbla3335
Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:38 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genes in the same linkage group are inherited together?
Replies: 5
Views: 3194
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